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Watson, Emily 1967-

Overview
Works: 214 works in 1,398 publications in 10 languages and 45,165 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  History  Action and adventure films  War films  Comedy films  Romance films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Other, Contributor, Former owner
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Emily Watson
 
Most widely held works by Emily Watson
War horse by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

58 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in rural England and Europe during the First World War, the story begins with the friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets; British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter
The book thief by Brian Percival( Visual )

37 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The profoundly moving story of a girl who transforms the lives of those around her during World War II, Germany. Although Liesel is illiterate when she is adopted by a German couple, her adoptive father encourages her to learn to read. Ultimately, the power of words helps Liesel and Max, a Jew hiding in the family's home, escape from the events unfolding around them
Tim Burton's Corpse Bride by Tim Burton( Visual )

36 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victor has messed up his vows during a wedding rehearsal, and is traveling through the woods, reciting his vows. He stops to rest in the woods, and while practicing. He finally gets them right and ceremoniously puts the wedding ring on a finger-shaped stick in the ground and says his wedding vows. The stick turns out to be a rotted finger belonging to a murdered girl who has returned as a zombie and insists that she is now Victor's lawfully wedded wife
The theory of everything by James Marsh( Visual )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting tirelessly by his side, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of: time. Together, they defy impossible odds, breaking new ground in medicine and science, and achieving more than they could ever have dreamed." -- Back of container
Anna Karenina by Joe Wright( Visual )

11 editions published in 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in late 19th century Russia high-society, the aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky
Gosford Park by Robert Altman( Visual )

47 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1930's the story takes place in an old fashioned English country house where a family has invited many of their friends up for a weekend shooting party. The story centers around the McCordle family, particularly the man of the house, William McCordle. Getting on in years William has become benefactor to many of his relatives and friends. It turns out that there's plenty worth gossiping about, especially after Sir William turns up dead, and everyone is ordered to stay at the mansion while the police investigate the killing
Miss Potter by Chris Noonan( Visual )

53 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an effort to give their younger brother, Norman a project to keep him busy now that he has joined the family publishing house, the older Warne brothers agree to publish Miss Beatrix Potter's first children's book. They don't expect the book to sell well, but they need to keep Norman busy. As a single woman living in Edwardian London, Beatrix suspects this endeavor may provide her with a small measure of freedom. But she also has very specific ideas about how the book should be published. As they work together, Norman and Beatrix become close. After the first book is published, Beatrix goes on to a second book and that sells well. One day at lunch, she meets the rest of Norman's family, including his sister, Millie and the two women become fast friends. Norman proposes, but Beatrix's parents object to the marriage proposal. After much argument, they agree to let Beatrix marry Norman provided they wait until the end of the summer
The water horse : legend of the deep by Jay Russell( Visual )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Present day Scotland. A tale is told to a couple of American tourists by a kindly gentleman in a pub. Angus is a lonely boy who pines for his father, who is serving in the Royal Navy during World War II. Angus, along with his sister and mother, live on an estate that has been billeted by soldiers in the Scottish Highlands, near Loch Ness. The troop's commander has an eye for mom, is suspicious about a mysterious handyman, Lewis, who is also a war hero, and an absurd contention that the Highlands are the real frontline in the war against Germany. Angus discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Celtic mythology. The creature befriends Angus and will eventually be known as the Loch Ness Monster. Trying to hide the dinosaur-like creature, nicknamed Crusoe, Angus enlists Lewis to transfer it to the lake, where boy and serpent have extraordinary adventures together until human stupidity threatens Crusoe's existence
Everest by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

24 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, the film documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival
Red dragon by Brett Ratner( Visual )

28 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FBI Agent Graham has been called out of retirement to catch a serial killer. He asks for the help of his arch-nemesis, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, to bring the killer to justice
Angela's ashes by Alan Parker( Visual )

86 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Life in impoverished Depression-era Ireland holds little promise for young Frank McCourt, the oldest son in a tightly-knit family. Living by his wits, cheered by his irrepressible spirit, and sustained by his mother's fierce love, Frank embarks on an inspiring journey to overcome the poverty of his childhood and reach the land of his dreams: America"--Container
Punch-drunk love by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

68 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barry Egan, a shy sad-sack with a great deal of repressed anger that occasionally bursts forth in sudden violent outrages, falls in love with Lena, a co-worker of one of Barry's seven sisters. After calling a phone-sex line, Barry is extorted by bad-guy Dean, who eventually sends four goons to assault Barry and get the money
Breaking the waves by Lars von Trier( Visual )

124 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bess, a pious, young Scottish woman, prays to God to send her husband, Jan, home from his job on an offshore oil rig. When an accident sends him home paralyzed, she's filled with guilt and submits to his wish that she take on other lovers, convinced that this will aid in his recovery. In English with Korean subtitles
Little boy( Visual )

15 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Pepper Busbee enjoys an idyllic life in an American small town, but his world is shattered when his beloved father is sent off to fight in World War II. But a chance encounter with a stage magician awakens his dormant abilities and clues him into the power of faith. Now his devotion to his father will extend past time and space and into the realm of miracles
Synecdoche, New York by Charlie Kaufman( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theater director Caden Cotard is mounting a new play. Determined to create a piece of brutal realism and honesty, he gathers an ensemble cast into a warehouse in Manhattan's theater district. He instructs each to live out their constructed lives in a small mockup of the city outside. As the city inside the warehouse grows, Caden's own life veers wildly off track. His daughter, Olive, is growing up under questionable guidance. He's helplessly driving his marriage to actress Claire into the ground. His daughter, Ariel, is mentally handicapped. He steadily blurs the line between the world of the play and that of his own deteriorating reality. As he pushes the limits of his relationships, both personally and professionally, a change in creative direction arrives in Millicent Weems, a celebrated theater actress who may offer Caden the break he needs
Belle by Matthew Goode( Visual )

24 editions published in 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Dido Elizabeth Belle, an eighteenth-century English woman of mixed race, is raised in privilege by her aristocratic great-uncle and his wife, she is denied a proper social standing because of her skin color. But when Dido falls in love with a young idealist lawyer who aspires to create positive change, she finds herself caught between two worlds
Testament of youth by James Kent( Visual )

10 editions published in 2015 in English and French and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1914. Vera - youthful, free-minded and irrepressible, is determined to sit exams for Oxford, against her conservative parents' wishes. She is encouraged and inspired by her brother and friends, particularly the brilliant Roland Leighton. Her hopes for Oxford with Roland turn to dust as war is declared and all the young men enlist. Vera gives up her dreams of writing to become a nurse, and as those closest to her perish on the frontlines, she experiences the futility of war ... a powerful story of love, war, loss and remembrance"--Container
The proposition by John Hillcoat( Visual )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and German and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the desolate Australian outback of the 1880s, newly-arrived Captain Stanley captures the wanted outlaw Charlie Burns. Seeking to civilize the violent outback frontier, Captain Stanley presents his prisoner with a stark choice: Burns can either watch his beloved younger brother Mikey die on the gallows, or find and betray his older and far more dangerous brother Arthur to the authorities
Hilary and Jackie by Hilary Du Pré( Visual )

42 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible true story of two sisters joined by music and torn apart by love for the same man
Oranges and sunshine by Jim Loach( Visual )

27 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unforgettable true story of Margaret Humphreys, a social worker who uncovered one of the most controversial scandals of recent times: the organized deportation of innocent children from the UK to Australia, where they were thought to be lost in the system forever. Against overwhelming odds, and with little regard for her own safety, Humphreys reunited thousands of families and brought worldwide attention to a corrupt system and an extraordinary miscarriage of justice
 
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Alternative Names
Emili Votson

Emilija Votsone Angļu aktrise

Emily Watson actrice britannique

Emily Watson attrice britannica

Emily Watson britische Schauspielerin

Emily Watson Brits filmacteur

Emily Watson Brits filmactrice

Emily Watson brytyjska aktorka

Emily Watsonová

Watson, Emily.

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Watson, Emily Anita

Watson, Emily Anita 1967-

Έμιλι Γουάτσον

Емили Вотсон

Емили Уотсън

Емілі Вотсон

Уотсон, Эмили

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אמילי ווטסון

إميلي واتسون

امیلی واتسون بازیگر بریتانیایی

एमिली वाट्सन

எமிலி வாட்சன்

ემილი უოტსონი

에밀리 왓슨

エミリー・ワトソン

艾蜜莉·華森

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